Centerville Railroad Tracks

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Local legend sayd that if you park your car on these railroad tracks and shut it off, an unseen force will push you off the tracks. Reports say you can hear footsteps in the gravel while the spirits of children are pushing your car.

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Geographic Information

1301 S. 21 St
Centerville, Iowa
United States

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40.7220988, -92.8639205
Appanoose County, Iowa
Nearest Towns:
Centerville, IA (1.0 mi.)
Exline, IA (5.2 mi.)
Rathbun, IA (5.6 mi.)
Mystic, IA (5.7 mi.)
Numa, IA (6.4 mi.)
Cincinnati, IA (7.1 mi.)
Udell, IA (7.6 mi.)
Plano, IA (9.8 mi.)
Moulton, IA (10.1 mi.)
Unionville, IA (11.0 mi.)


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